Mission: Inspire youth to take their game to the next level, and work hard to reach their full potential.
AJ Vinent grew up in Miami, Florida where he went to high school at Center of LIfe Academy where he played varsity basketball. He knew coaching was his passion so he decided to attend college at Kansas State as a Manager for the basketball team. AJ was a manager for K-State for four years while receiving his degree in secondary education. Now AJ is the Athletic Director at St. Xavier in Junction City and the Head Boys Basketball Coach.
AJ started coaching for SSA in 2015 with the goal to help inspire youth to take their game to the next level. Currently AJ is the head coach of the 16U Elite Black. He helps run many of the clinics and lessons for the Skills Academy.